Community Relations Specialist Job Description

Community Relations Specialist Job Description

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Community relations specialist provides advice and solutions to senior HR and business partners in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations and in accordance with the company’s best practices.

Community Relations Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Meet with community representatives to discuss and review proposals and other recommendations for community involvement, participation and/or sponsorship
The Land and Community Relations Specialist supports and implements the work of community relations and damage prevention education
Manage Community Relations to include focus on raising public awareness of the organization with primary focus on the Spartanburg location
Arranges interviews and coordinates with organizational functions such as Media, Community Relations, Consumer Relations, and Governmental Relations
Represents the department at internal and external meetings including, but not limited to, vendor reporting, departmental, cross-functional, community, provider
Assist the VP Corporate Social Responsibility in the development and implantation of new community relations initiatives
Build and maintain relationships with local community groups and nonprofit partners
Track participation, ROI and overall value of employee and community outreach initiatives
Coordinate community relations efforts to increase corporate, campus and employee involvement in the communities of San Diego, CA
Assist with all community relations activities as directed

Community Relations Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Community Relations Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NCIC, APSIN

Education for Community Relations Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the community relations specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Public Relations, Education, Journalism, Business/Administration, Government, Associates, Communication

Skills for Community Relations Specialist

Desired skills for community relations specialist include:

Medicaid regulations and programs
Community
Healthcare delivery
State and federal laws and resources
Effectively establishing relationships to find new opportunities to educate and enroll individuals into State Health Plans
General marketing strategies
Ability to effectively navigate formal and informal communication and decision-making channels
Ability to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions
Ability to plan
Customer base and the regulatory environment

Desired experience for community relations specialist includes:

Works with written verbal direction
Assignments normally encompass well established events where tasks are well defined or localized events with limited impact
Guidance is readily available from other team members or management
Utilize Cision to maintain current list of industry and local media contacts
Research, develop, and place on-line buys and promotions on traditional and non-traditional websites
Coordinates trade/industry relations and interfaces with all professional associations

Community Relations Specialist Examples

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Community Relations Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a community relations specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for community relations specialist
  • Actively attending landowner and community post-construction claims
  • Maintaining landowner and community data for area of responsibility, including updating the Land Owner Database as required
  • Prepares and provides media relations with social media updates and releases of newsworthy information in accordance with direction from senior leadership
  • Drafts press releases and contacts people in the media who might print or broadcast material related to the Company
  • Arranges and conducts PR programs
  • Administer and oversee grant review and charitable contributions process, ensuring compliance to BSC policies and mitigating risk
  • Develop database & evaluation tools to provide metrics for Corporate Citizenship programs with a goal of continuous improvement and data integrity
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, collaborates and conducts events including, but not limited to, meetings, presentations, activities, training, product orientations, focus groups, field marketing events, projects
  • Develops presentations including, but not limited to, sales, product training, member retention meetings, new member training, outreach activities
  • Under supervision, engage in employee ambassador initiatives for global population (primary operation in North America, consultative partnership in EMEA/APAC)
Qualifications for community relations specialist
  • Demonstrated expertise writing for web and print environments
  • Experience working in a direct dotted-line relationship
  • Support the Global Communications & Social Media team with managing and analyzing global social media channels and tools
  • Administer and monitor a sustained social media/reputation program to encourage employee participation, storytelling and story-sharing feedback and engagement via social media and internal communication channels
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Marketing and Communications / Business Administration, Human Resources, Psychology or other related discipline is required or a combination of education and experience
  • Preferred Spanish
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Community Relations Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a community relations specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for community relations specialist
  • Researches and coordinates community relations programs and/or activities to favorably position the university among the business, government and other communities alumni, students, faculty and staff
  • Identifies and develops employer-based events
  • Consults with internal and external constituents to identify opportunities to achieve communications goals and objectives
  • Acts as liaison with benefactors of firm donations and sponsorships
  • Communicates corporate social responsibility plans and successes to appropriate internal and external audiences
  • Contributes to the firm’s content marketing program by identifying CSR stories and metrics for internal/external packaging and distribution
  • Contributes to the creation of the CSR annual report
  • Proficiency in languages other than English
  • Implement localized and targeted marketing and sales tactics best aligned to the needs of the specific location to build market share, product understanding, and strengthen the brand
  • Develop existing venues and locate new ones
Qualifications for community relations specialist
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related area from an accredited institution recognized by the US Department of Education or equivalent work experience required
  • A minimum of two years' experience in student recruitment, intangible sales required
  • Experience in writing or adapting presentations
  • Proven educational or administrative experience in solving problems for individuals or teams
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in student recruitment, intangible sales required
  • Able to maintain a flexible full time schedule including working occasional evenings and weekends
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Community Relations Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of community relations specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for community relations specialist
  • Maintain and update the Social Responsibility content on the Company website
  • Supports various Company programs including the annual United Way campaign, fund raising drives
  • Seeks feedback from field leadership, store and district managers, distribution management regarding proposed improvement projects in their communities
  • Position will require limited travel throughout our Denver / Boulder, Mountain Colorado, Northern Colorado, and Southern Colorado service areas
  • Position will require working some weekends, evenings, and early mornings
  • Reports directly to the Area Manager with technical guidance from the LCIP Supervisor, Subject Matther Experts (SMEs) and/or Business Analists of the respective area
  • Responsible for coordinating and overseeing all aspects related to the Rights of Way in his/her assigned section of the route
  • Actively takes part in the Right of Way problem analysis and solution
  • Acquiring permits and land rights, as necessary, in support of operational and maintenance programs or other projects, as directed
  • Building and maintaining relationships with ejido’s and indigenous communities of strategic interest to TC and providing advice in maintaining and enhancing relations
Qualifications for community relations specialist
  • This position requires extensive local travel
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and reliable transportation
  • Ability to develop strong social media presence
  • Experience working independently within a collaborative, professional environment
  • Must be flexible and able to work overtime when necessary
  • High School Diploma, requied
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Community Relations Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of community relations specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for community relations specialist
  • Identifies problems that could affect job performance of the Operations & Maintenance group and suggests solution strategies, in order to guarantee the access to all section of the Right Of Way
  • Supports the Engineering, Pipe Integrity and Construction Services Teams
  • Constantly monitors the LCIP plan and maintenance program and makes the necessary adjustments to ensure goal achievement
  • Oversees the creation of the property owner census, construction permission acquisition, file organization, land registration
  • Supervises plans, coordinates and inspects the work of the legal staff, drawing technicians, topographical crews, file organization and databases assigned to the operating region
  • At all times, coordinates and provides field support to the Field Operations team, by making all the necessary visits to the different workplaces
  • Controls, supervises and verifies the information generated in the field related to crossings, encroachments
  • Managing costs and accurately documenting transactions and communications
  • Collaborate with the governance group to ensure that Land Owner Files are completed
  • Follow up pending files, procedures, final letters, of Land Owner Files
Qualifications for community relations specialist
  • Ability to thrive in an extremely fast paced environment, be a team player and be able to work independently without constant direction
  • Strong personal initiative, quick learner, self-starter, mature, personable, ability to socialize in new situations and project a professional demeanor at all times
  • Working knowledge of communications software, including all aspects of Microsoft Office and ancillary tools
  • Fluency in a second language, highly preferred
  • 2-3 years administrative support, customer service experience, or event planning
  • Manages conflict with the stakeholders and creates solution strategies
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Community Relations Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a community relations specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for community relations specialist
  • Maintain community partners data in Salesforce
  • Direct responsibility and/or support for coordination, communication, record keeping and organization for the activities and initiatives under the responsibility of Community Relations Officer and/or Coordinator for Strategic Partnerships and Volunteer Programs, Communications Director, and Mentor Programs staff
  • Direct responsibility and/or support for Community Relations programs
  • Provides ongoing advice to Field Operations, with regard to negotiations
  • Responding to, and resolving issues resulting from, emergency drills, emergency incidents and similar related issues
  • Manages with managers and supervisors the authorization to solve exceptional cases
  • Permanently coordinates with the Legal Area, issues regarding listings and registration with the various agencies
  • Identifying potential L, P & CR risks on programs and projects
  • Maintains a current file of recently returning veterans and a file of all state, federal and local benefits and services
  • Works with veterans and their dependents relative to the dissemination of information and assisting veterans in determining their eligibility for benefits
Qualifications for community relations specialist
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) the ability to
  • Participate effectively in a dynamic team environment
  • Aptitude for dealing with stressful situations and conflict, with demonstrated conflict resolution
  • Working knowledge of legislative and regulatory requirements for Land, and the ability to apply
  • Such knowledge
  • Sound analytical and interpretive skills and demonstrated problem-solving skills using sound

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